We are hiring Teaching Artists and Guides for Summer Art Camp 2015!
Applications must be recieved by January 12, 2015. Learn more & apply now > 

Summer Art Camp

About Summer Art Camp

Harwood Art Center, located in downtown Albuquerque, offers multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural summer art camp for youth entering grades 1-9. Since 1996, Harwood’s summer programing has fostered creativity and curiosity in young artists of all skill levels. We offer four two-week sessions throughout June and July with full and half day options.  

At Harwood Summer Art Camp, campers in grades 1 - 9 will immerse themselves in the arts with a group of inspired peers and accomplished instructors. They will experience a range of exciting activities in a positive, supportive atmosphere. From ceramics and painting, to theater and music, imaginations are unleashed. Summer Art Camp opens doors to new experiences and creative innovation, engaging students in the visual and performing arts. It is an adventure your children will remember for years to come!

REGISTRATION

Registration for Summer 2015 will open in March, 2015. Stay in the know > 

LOCATION

Harwood Art Center is located at 1114 Seventh Street NW (Seventh and Mountain Road) just north of downtown Albuquerque. Activities take place in Escuela del Sol Montessori and Harwood’s classrooms, theater and dance studio.

OUR STAFF

Our Teaching Artists and Guides share our commitment to lifelong learning and creative expression, and they all have experience working with children. Our Teaching Artists are accomplished in their diverse fields and maintain professional artistic careers. Teaching Artists and / or Guides are present throughout all activities, providing enrichment, support and supervision at all times.

SCHOLARSHIPS

We are committed to ensuring that every child who wants to attend Summer Art Camp can -- and that financial barriers do not stand in the way. We are proud to be able to offer scholarships to campers that demonstrate need though the generosity of New Mexico Arts of the National Endowment for the Arts, LEF Foundation and private donations.

We are in the process of revising our scholarship application process. Please check back in March, 2015 for more information. 

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions about Summer Art Camp, please call or email GuruAmrit Khalsa, Director of Administrative Services, 242-6367 ext. 120

HARWOOD STORIES

Barbara Grothus

Former Harwood Artist


I remember when the Harwood was a big empty building and Friedje had recruited a few people from the community to brainstorm about what it might become. The art community was large; studio and gallery spaces were limited. A match was made, and as the space filled up, the vision evolved. Albuquerque United Artists had an office, and held exhibitions during the 1990s. In 2000, I collected burned relics from the Cerro Grande fire.The Harwood had a space available, and though I have always had my own studio (OK, those burned things were sooty), I rented a studio there while I worked on some ideas. Eventually, I had two shows about the fire The Harwood also awarded me an exhibition in 2005. That was a true honor. The place has been part of my life for the entire time it has existed as a “home for art and artists.

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